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Health and Safety Directorate

Aviation Safety Division (CG-1131)


Support safe and effective Coast Guard operations


Establish and promote a proactive safety culture through leadership, advocacy, processes and analytics

Goals to Achieve our Vision

  • Provide expertise to support safe and efficient Coast Guard operations
  • Manage and refine aviation safety processes
  • Provide tools that enable superior safety analytics
  • Develop and sustain a professional Coast Guard Flight Safety Officer community (pdf version of Strategic Plan here)
Program Links
Advanced Education Program* (updated 24 May 13)
Annual Safety Reports
Aviation Safety Program Training
CAPT Marion "Gus" Shrode Aviation Safety Award
Aviation-centric USCG Directives:
e-AVIATRS User's Guide
Flight Safety Officer Program
Mishap Investigation and Reporting
Operational Hazards Awareness Briefs
Risk Management Programs (ORM, MRM & CRM)
Standardization Visits
Training & Education - additional resources

  • Hoisting Training

  • Thunderstorms and Flying
  • Voice/ Flight Data Recorder
    ***We want your suggestions and feedback.  Send an email to the Coast Guard's Aviation Safety Office by clicking here.***

    Mishap Reporting Systems and Tools

    Our Web Applications are available through the CG Portal. For Shore & Afloat mishap reporting, search using the words: "Mishap Reporting." For aviation mishaps, search using "AVIATRS."  For Unit Safety Assessment Tool, search using "USAT."

    For assistance with connecting to these databases, contact Ms. Teresa Lane.


    Related Links:


    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Health, Safety, and Work-Life Support Activity

    Other Links:

    Air Force Safety Center


    Army Combat Readiness Center

    Naval Safety Center
    School of Aviation Safety


    Federal Aviation Administration
    Safety Alerts for Operators (SAFOs)
    Human Factors Portal
    Mx Human Factors
    FAA Safety Briefing newsletter

    Flight Safety Foundation
    AeroSafety World Magazine


    Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)

    International System Safety Society

    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)


    Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS database)
    Safety Alerts
    Human Systems Integration Division

    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

    Civil Aviation Safety Authority (Australia)
    Flight Safety Australia

    Royal Australian Navy
    Touchdown newsletter

    Plane Crash Information

    SkyBRARY (wiki-type aviation safety reference) (plane crash info)


    Training Quota Management Center (contains Health and Safety "C" school information)


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